Christmas time in lake communities takes on an added dimension. In addtion to the he annual ritual of displaying holiday lights in the front yard, waterfront lots can decorate the backyards which can be seen from quite a distance. Some lake communities even schedule a boat parade to show off decorated boats. Some communities such as Val Vista Lakes and The Islands in Gilbert make the boat parade an annual event.
Arizona Jobs Bill – HB 2001 will lower business property taxes, targets jobs creation
Arizona is open for business with business property tax cuts and targeted incentives aimed at job creation. That’s the purpose and strategy behind HB 2001 that was signed into law last month. That’s what the sponsors want you to remember. What they didn’t tell you is what will happen to residential property taxes. Buried deep in the 214 page bill is a change to the tax treatment of residential property. And in this bill what they didn’t tell you will cost you. How so? Read on.
Maricopa County Tax Bills Arrived – Some Happy, Some Not
The motivation for this article comes from all the recent news about taxes, and some buyers who say interesting things like “The property values have gone down, so the taxes better be lower!” With that I thought it was the right time to dig in and get to the bottom of this sensitive topic. I’m glad I did because there are some interesting facts of which I was unaware. Read on and find out what is myth, what is reality, and discover some unknown facts.
Ventana Lakes Community Spans Two Cities and Two Zip Codes
Ventana Lakes lake community is the only community that I know of in the Phoenix valley that is part of two cities, Peoria and Sun City, and covered by two zip codes, 85373 and 85382. Those residents that live west of 107 Ave. are in Sun City 85373, while the Ventana Lakes residents on the east of 107th Ave. are part of Peoria 85382. Regardless of the city or zip code, all belong to the Ventana Lakes Property Owners Association. Ventana Lakes , situated on 480 acres, has been recognized as the “Adult Community for the Young-at-Heart”.